Oyster Aquaculture: A hands-on tour with Quahog Bay Conservancy
Field session only: Thurs., Sept. 6, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., leaving on a boat from Quahog Bay Conservancy headquarters, 286 Bethel Point Road, Harpswell, Maine.
- Learn about our largest program, Sustainable Oyster Aquaculture, through a trip by boat to Quahog Bay Conservancy’s (QBC) oyster aquaculture operation.
- Hear from our staff about aquaculture in Quahog Bay and how it fits in with the big picture of aquaculture in Maine.
- Learn about the nuts and bolts of running an oyster farm, as well as the ecological benefits of oyster aquaculture.
- And you get to taste Snow Island Oysters!
Please note that there is no classroom session and the fee for this class is $15.
Please sign up here: https://hhltmaine.org/short-course-on-harpswells-habitats-and-fisheries-fall-2018/
This event is part of a short course series on Harpswell’s Habitats and Fisheries hosted by Harpswell Hertiage Land Trust. Their mission is to preserve and protect Harpswell's natural resources, cultural heritage and access to the outdoors through targeted conservation, responsible stewardship and education.
The field trip will be taught by Quahog Bay Conservancy staff: David Hunter, Peter Valente, Alec Bollinger, Donnie Foster and Nicole Twohig.
We hope to see you there!